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  • ISBN: 9781629972510
  • ISBN: 1629972517
  • ISBN: 9781629972534
  • ISBN: 1629972533
  • ISBN: 9781629972534
  • ISBN: 1629972533
  • Physical Description: videodisc
    6 videodiscs (approximately 18 hours) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 inches + 1 course guidebook (vi, 309 pages : black and white illustrations ; 19 cm) and 2 transcript books (iv, 375 pages and iv, 351 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm ).
  • Publisher: Chantilly, Virginia : The Teaching Company, [2016]

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General Note: Title from container.
"Course no. 8340."
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-307).
Formatted Contents Note: Muslim empires : land, language, religion -- Muhammad and the dawn of Islam, 622 -- Arab invasion of North Africa, 639 -- Umayyad caliphate in Damascus, 661 -- Battle of Karbala, 680 -- Arab invasion of Andalusia, 711 -- Battle of Talas, 751 -- The founding of Baghdad, 762 -- Islamic Golden Age begins, 813 -- Qairouan University, 859 -- The Fatimids of Cairo, 969 -- Umayyad exile in Cordoba, 784-1031 -- Al Ghazali and orthodoxy, 1090 -- Crusaders capture Jerusalem, 1099 -- Muslims in the court of Roger II, 1130 -- Saladin : chivalry and conquest, 1187 -- The Egyptian Mamluks, 1250 -- Mongols sack Baghdad, 1258 -- Ottoman Empire rises, 1299 -- Mansa Musa, richest man, 1324 -- Ibn Khaldun's masterpiece, 1377 -- Ottomans seize Constantinople, 1453 -- Fall of Granada, 1492 -- Safavid dynasty of Persia, 1501-- Selim the Grim, 1512 -- Suleiman the Magnificent, 1520 -- Second Siege of Vienna, 1683 -- The Saud-Wahhab Pact, 1744 -- Napoleon invades Egypt, 1798 -- Murder at the Citadel, 1811 -- French invasion of Algeria, 1830 -- East India Company in Yemen, 1839 -- Egypt, Europe, and the Suez Canal, 1869 -- Discovering Middle East Oil, 1908 -- World War I in the desert, 1914 -- The last caliphate falls, 1924.
Participant or Performer Note: Lecturer, Professor Eamonn Gearon, Johns Hopkins University.
Summary, etc.: Discover the majestic cultures and astonishing history of the Middle East, looking behind the headlines to understand this significant region.
System Details Note:
DVD.
Subject: Middle East -- History

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